Graduates of the Rice University Teacher Certification and Master of Arts in Teaching programs are committed to student-centered learning, equity and social justice. Our in-service teacher alumni:

  • Understand the value of equity in education
  • Demonstrate reflective collaboration with civility and respect
  • Create environments where students discover and construct meaning from information through their unique perceptions, thoughts and feelings
  • Plan, organize, deliver and evaluate instruction that incorporates the effective use of current technologies and digital learning
  • Use differentiated teaching and learning strategies for diverse and special populations from varied socio-economic backgrounds
  • Learn creative ways to include state standards in conceptual units of instruction
  • Construct lessons using inquiry that encourage the synthesis of knowledge from multiple perspectives
  • Create high-quality, authentic, formative and summative assessments